The Sparkplug Foundation: Supporting the Development of Emerging Democratic Movements and Communities

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The Sparkplug Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program with an aim to support the development of emerging democratic movements and communities working on issues of local democracy, justice, and sustainable energy in the rebuilding of the U.S. and global economies. The Sparkplug Foundation is a family foundation that funds start-up organizations and new projects of established organizations in music, education and community organizing. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2017 Innovations in Reading Prize across United States!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The National Book Foundation is currently seeking applications for its "Innovations in Reading Prize" to an individual or organization that has developed an innovative project which creates and sustains a lifelong love of reading in the community they serve. Benefits There are four honorable mentions, and one winner of a $10,000 prize. Announcements via the press, social media, our newsletter, and on our website Eligibility Criteria All U.S. … [Read more...]

Nordic Culture Point: Inviting Applications for Mobility Programme in Nordic & Baltic Regions

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Nordic Culture Point is currently seeking applications for its "Mobility Programme" to enhance cultural and artistic collaboration in the Nordic and Baltic countries by supporting traveling, networking and residential activities. Mobility Funding is granted for travels and stays within the Nordic region and the Baltic States. It provides individuals and small groups with access to contacts and sources of inspiration, skills and knowledge in different parts of the … [Read more...]

EUREKA Danube 2nd Call for Proposals: Developing Innovative Products and Applications

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for EUREKA Danube joint R&D Projects to focus on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and application areas. Applicants are expected to develop ready to market solutions or projects which have strong market potential for all involved participants. National organisations will provide access to public funding for labelled joint projects. The support will be given to each partner by its respective National … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Applications are now open for the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020, by the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office acting as the Managing Authority (MA) of the Programme, the Slovak Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine acting as the National Authorities … [Read more...]

UNHCR Call for EOIs: Providing Protection and Assistance to Refugees, Returning Refugees & IDPs

Deadline: 15 March 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) in Afghanistan to supports the Afghan government in providing protection and assistance to refugees, returning refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). It seeks to find durable solutions for these groups, to provide reliable information to all humanitarian partners and to advocate for solutions to address the underlying causes of forced … [Read more...]

UNDP Request for Proposals: GF Small Grants Fund 2017

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking proposals for "GF Small Grants Fund 2017" in order to cover a range of areas related to promoting and protecting the human rights of people living with HIV and TB, key populations, including men who have sex with men, sex workers, and transgender. The small grants are expected to include capacity building activities to enable Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and/or relevant government ministries to … [Read more...]

TACSO: Participation in Storytelling Capacity Building Activity for CSOs

Deadline: 27 February 2017 The Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organisations (TACSO) is currently seeking applications for its "Participation in Storytelling Capacity Building Activity for CSOs"  to strengthen the overall capacities and accountability of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) within the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) beneficiaries; to guarantee the quality of services of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs); and to create a sustainable role of CSOs in the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Irish Aid Casement Fellowship in Human Rights!

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The Irish Aid is currently seeking applications for its "Casement Fellowship in Human Rights" to provide talented candidates with the opportunity to pursue advanced education and professional development in Ireland in order to contribute to the future development of Nigeria. The Roger Casement fellowship has been established to honour the memory of the Irish human rights activist Roger Casement who spent some of his early working life in Calabar, Nigeria. He was an … [Read more...]

Help Call for Proposals: Promotion and Protection of Human Rights of Roma, Egyptians & Other Vulnerable Groups

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The Help - Helping people help themselves is seeking proposals for projects "Promotion and protection of human rights of Roma, Egyptians and other vulnerable groups" to strengthen the role of civil society among RE population, promote RE culture, tradition and RE social and political activism. The project “Promotion and protection of human rights of Roma, Egyptians and other vulnerable groups” will achieve a set of results that will ensure overall improvement of the … [Read more...]

National ICT R&D Fund Request for Proposals: ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The National ICT R&D Fund is seeking proposals for its "ICT for Women Entrepreneurship Development Program" to provide services to train women entrepreneurs to leverage ICT for their businesses. The applicant entities should be on Active Taxpayers List (ATL) of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). Pakistan has witnessed a phenomenal growth in its telecom industry. The Government of Pakistan (GoP) has mandated that a certain percentage of gross revenue generated by all … [Read more...]

TFANEN-TUNISIE CREATIVE Call for Proposals: Local Cultural Engagement Fund in Tunisia

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Tfanen – Tunisie Creative is seeking proposals for its "Local Cultural Engagement Fund in Tunisia" with an aim to contribute in the long run to the strengthening of civil society, the consolidation of democracy and to the sustainable professionalization of cultural sectors in Tunisia. Tfanen – Tunisie Creative is a programme supporting the strengthening of the cultural sector, funded by the European Union in partnership with the EUNIC network (European Union National … [Read more...]

New Media Ventures Innovation Fund: Funding Powerful Social Change Startups

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The New Media Ventures (NMV) is currently seeking applications for its 6th open call "Innovation Fund" to build advocacy movements, create new narratives and drive civic engagement. MMV is particularly interested in the intersection of media, technology, civic engagement and advocacy, where innovation can have an incredible impact. NMV is thinking about how to make media work better for democracy and technology issues that will impact social justice. Project … [Read more...]

WaterSMART Grants: Inviting Applications for Water Marketing Strategy across U.S.

Deadline: 19 April 2017 The Bureau of Reclamation is currently seeking applications for its funding opportunity "WaterSMART water marketing strategy" to cost-share with Reclamation and develops a water marketing strategy to help prevent water-related conflicts and contribute to water sustainability. Reclamation will provide grants to conduct planning activities in developing a water marketing strategy to establish or expand water markets or water marketing transactions. Water marketing refers … [Read more...]

Apply for SSA’s Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)!

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The Social Security Administration (SSA) is seeking applications for its "Social Security Programs Throughout the World (SSPTW)", a four-volume series that highlights features of social security programs in 177 countries, by awarding a new cooperative agreement by September 2017. Each country summary of SSPTW is divided into sections based on the five branches of social security (old age, survivors and disability; sickness and maternity; work injury; unemployment; … [Read more...]

Apply for Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition 2017: The Future of Food

Deadline: 14 March 2017 Applications are open for The Ericsson Innovation Awards Competition, a global student competition that gives the opportunity to develop innovative ICT ideas in collaboration with Ericsson experts. This year’s competition theme is the FUTURE OF FOOD and is based on The UN Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger and Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. Benefits The cash prizes are just one motivation for developing and presenting next … [Read more...]

TWAS-Elsevier Foundation: Seeking Applications for Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme in Developing Countries

Deadline: 1 March 2017 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in partnership with the Elsevier Foundation, is seeking applications for its "Sustainability Visiting Expert Programme" with an aim to provide institutions and research groups in developing countries, especially those with limited outside contacts, with the opportunity to establish long-term links with world leaders in sustainability and further build capacity building in their countries. The Elsevier Foundation and TWAS have joined … [Read more...]

Nordic Culture Point: Supporting Nordic Cooperation within Art and Culture

Deadline: 6 March 2017 The Nordic Culture Point under the Nordic Council of Ministers, is seeking applications for its grant program entitled "Culture and Art Programme" with an aim to provide support to innovative projects of high artistic and cultural merit, that promote a multifaceted and sustainable Nordic region. The Culture and Art Programme supports Nordic cooperation within art and culture. The programme grants funding to projects within all areas of art and culture, in all project … [Read more...]

NIH-DHHS: Research Education Program Grants for CryoEM Curriculum Development (R25) in U.S.

Deadline: 25 July 2017 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications for its "Research Education Program Grants for CryoEM Curriculum Development (R25)" to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nations biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. This initiative is funded through the NIH Common Fund, which supports cross-cutting programs that are expected to have exceptionally high impact. All Common Fund … [Read more...]

Applications Open for #DEEPEU Digital Competition for Europeans!

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Applications are open for "Digital Competition! #DEEPEU" to generate appealing digital content on the subject of youth mobility (e.g. studying, working or volunteering aboard). Benefits Six pieces of digital content will be awarded the top prize, after the assessment of the jury. The top prize is an all-expenses paid trip to Brussels (travel, accommodation and subsidiency costs for 2 days; reimbursement up to 900 euros max.) The winners will have the … [Read more...]

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